From Victim Policy to Victim Oriented Policies: theory and practice for different victim groups’

Newport Centre for Criminal and Community Justice

Friday 27th April 2012

9.15am – 3.45pm  (One-day Conference)
Caerleon Campus, University of Wales, Newport

Conference schedule*:

9.00 – 9.20 am:   Arrival and refreshments

9.20 – 9.30 am: Welcome: Professor Rob Mawby

9.30 – 10.15 am  Keynote speaker: Rob Mawby, Visiting Professor, University of                  Wales, Newport: ‘Burglary and the Ideal Victim’

10.15 – 11.00 am  Keynote speaker: Tim Chapman, University of Ulster: ‘Stories,                  Narratives and Discourses: Engaging Victims in Restorative  Justice’

11.00 – 11.15 am  Refreshments

11.15 – 11.45 am  Keiran Bellis, University of Central Lancashire: ‘Punitive Tariff: The                  role of the Victim and the Offender in Hate Crime Sentencing’

11.45 – 12.15 pm  Nigel Allmark, Integrated Family Support Service, Wrexham:                  ‘Understanding Various Approaches to Domestic Abuse  Interventions’

12.15 – 1.00 pm  Lunch

1.00 – 1.45 pm Keynote speaker: Dr Jane Monckton Smith, University of                 Gloucestershire: ‘Giving voice to victims of homicide: Domestic Homicide Reviews and the importance of victim participation’

1.45 – 2.15 pm Jenny Korkodeilou, Swansea University: ‘Stalking Victims and Their  Needs’

2.15 – 2.30 pm  Break

2.30 – 3.00 pm  Dr Tracey Sagar & Debbie Jones, Swansea University and Emma Harris & Louise Clarke, Gibran UK: ‘Victim or Agent?  Uncovering the extent of sex work in Wales towards more effective policy development’

3.00 – 3.30 pm  Gerwyn Henderson, University of Glamorgan: ‘Are the expectations around victim participation in restorative justice  unrealistic?’

3.30 – 4.00 pm  Refreshments, Informal Plenary and Departure

Booking Details:

Full conference rate is £80.00 per delegate (with a 20% discount given to bookings of five delegates or more).

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